First Presbyterian Church - Denison

First Presbyterian Church - Denison

DENISON — The First Presbyterian Church of Denison has worship services at 9:45 a.m. in the chapel and Sunday School at 11 a.m.

The scripture reading for the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany are: Micah 6:1-8, I Corin. 1:18-31 and Matt. 5:1-12. Dr. Lander Bethel will lead the worship service with a message entitled "Blessed Are Those, and Those and Those," based on Matt. 5:1-12.

This Sunday is Communion Sunday. Non-perishable food items will be collected for the local food pantries.

Prayer Group will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the library.

Kids’ Movie Night will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8.

The church is located at 213 N. Burnett, corner of Burnett and Gandy in Denison. For more information call the office, 903-465-3923 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Forest Ave. Baptist

SHERMAN — Brian Taylor, pastor, and the Forest Avenue family welcome you to join them each Sunday for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:45 a.m.

This Sunday the pastor’s message is titled " From the Inside-Out." The FABC worship team will lead in praise and worship and the Sanctuary Choir will present "Big, Mighty God!"

A regularly called business meeting will be held after this Sunday’s morning service. All seniors adults are asked to meet at the front of the church after the business meeting.

Prayer meeting and Children’s Ministries (KFC) meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

A WMU Luncheon is planned for Feb. 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the church’s fellowship hall. All women are invited to attend.

The next Men’s Fellowship will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 9 and the next Women’s Fellowship is planned for 6 p.m. Feb. 16.

The church is located at 106 W. Forest Ave. in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-3506 or visit

Tom Bean C of C

TOM BEAN — The Tom Bean Church of Christ invites everyone to worship with them. Sunday services begin with Bible class at 9 a.m. and worship with congregational singing at 10 a.m. The evening service starts at 6 p.m.

The Lord’s Supper is given each Sunday.

Bible classes are held at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

They have radio programs each Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on KFYN 1420 AM and KFYZ 93.5 FM. A.C. Quinn brings the lessons. Also airing on KFYN each Sunday are the North Side church of Christ at 8 a.m. and the Leonard church of Christ at 8:30 a.m.

The Gospel of Christ newsletter can be found at Their television program comes on CBS at 7:30 a.m.

"A Woman’s Choice," a Web video concerning a woman’s pregnancy, can be seen at

The church is located at the corner of FM 902 and FM 2729 South in Tom Bean.

First UMC, VA

VAN ALSTYNE — The First United Methodist Church of Van Alstyne has church services each Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m.

The 9 a.m service is contemporary and features Saved by Grace, the praise band. Holy Communion is served weekly. The 11 a.m. service is a traditional service with the Chancel Choir leading the music. Holy Communion is observed on the first Sunday of the month.

Scott Holcomb-McLain will bring the message at both services this week.

Sunday — The youth will have a Superbowl party at the Benton’s at 5 p.m. Monday — The Finance Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Tuesday— The Mission Committee meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room. Thursday — The Welcoming Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room.

The church is located at 303 S. Preston in Van Alstyne. For more information about the church, visit

Center St. C of C

SHERMAN — Everyone is invited to worship with the Center Street Church of Christ in Sherman.

This Sunday Vance Holt will be preaching at the 10:30 a.m. service. Immediately after the morning service, lunch will be served. All are invited. Loyd Rolen will be speaking at the 2 p.m. service.

Jerry Jones will speak at the service at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The church is located at 1105 W. Center St. in Sherman.

A Christian Fellowship

LUELLA — Palmer Miller will be leading the worship service this week at A Christian Fellowship Church in Luella. Join them for a coffee and doughnut fellowship at 9 a.m. followed by classes at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m.

David Ellis leads praise and worship in a contemporary-style service. Dress is casual.

Kids in Da Zone for Jesus, a class for kids age 2-10, takes place during the worship service. In this class, the kids learn Bible stories and memory verses and have puppet shows.

The church celebrates the Lord’s Supper during the worship service each week.

Wednesday nights begin with a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by praise and worship and a devotional. There is also a class for the children.

The church is located on the west side of Hwy.11 in Luella. Look for the red brick building with the green metal roof the hill. The cross will light the way for you. For more information contact Mike Ball, 903-271-1870 or David Ellis, 903-815-1333.

Virginia Point UMC

SAVOY — Virginia Point United Methodist Church invites everyone to services at 11 a.m. this Sunday. Rev. Louella Williams will be preaching a message entitled "The Sermon on the Mount" based on Matt. 5:1-12. Children’s service will be conducted during the worship hour.

Holy Communion will be celebrated this Sunday.

Sunday School for adults and children begins at 10 a.m. Coffee and doughnuts will be served.

The Virginia Point Prayers meet monthly at 6 p.m. every second Wednesday.

The church is located at 1386 County Road 1200, north of Savoy/ Bells. Visit them at

Antioch Baptist

BELLS — Everyone is invited to worship at Antioch Baptist Church this Sunday.

Sunday School meets at 10 a.m. followed by the worship service at 11 a.m. A nursery and Children’s Church are available during the morning service.

Kenneth VanHorn, pastor, will continue the series called "Recipe for Hope" based on the book of Malachi.

The Sunday night services are still on hold. However, there will be a Super Bowl party at 5 p.m. this Sunday. Bring snacks for the event.

Prayer meeting, RA’s, GA’s, Mission Friends and youth all meet at 6 p.m. each Wednesday.

The church is preparing to take the youth to the Falls Creek Retreat in the near future. Members may help by contributing bottled water, bottled hand soap, etc. The first fund-raiser to help fund this event will be a Premier Design Jewelry Party to be held Feb. 16 from 4-6 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. For more information contact Judy Johnson, 903-965-4126. All profits will go into the youth fund.

The church is located at 455 Pink Hill Road, three miles west of Bells, just off Hwy. 56. Turn south on Antioch Road to Pink Hill Road and into the church parking lot.

Christian Science Soc.

DENISON — The Christian Science Society in Denison invites everyone to the Sunday services and Sunday School at 10 a.m. Testimonies of healing are held at 8 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month.

This Sunday’s lesson is "Love" and the Golden Text is I John 4:16. Services include hymns of praise and a Bible lesson. A vocal solo will also be presented.

Documented reports of Christian healing are available at no cost to anyone who requests them.

The church is located at 927 W. Sears St. in Denison.

St. Stephen’s Episcopal

SHERMAN — The congregation of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church invites the community to worship with them on this Fourth Sunday of the Epiphany. Rev. Martin Yost, rector, will celebrate the services of Morning Prayer at 7:30 a.m., Said Mass at 8 a.m. and Sung Mass at 10 a.m. Sunday. Christian Education is offered at 9 a.m. Sundays. A nursery is provided during the 10 a.m. service.

Everyone is invited to meet in the parish hall after the 10 a.m. service for coffee, refreshments and fellowship.

Confession is offered at 4:30 p.m Saturday and other times by appointment. Call the office for a schedule of daily Masses and Morning and Evening Prayer.

This Sunday is the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord in the Temple, also called Candlemas. This is the last feast of the Christmas cycle.

The traditional blessing of throats on the feast of Saint Blaise will be offered on Monday at the 9 a.m. Mass in All Saints’ Chapel.

Narcotics Anonymous meets at the church at 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday.

The Rector’s Bible Study meets at 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays.

The Men’s Spiritual Growth and Breakfast Group meets at 6:30 a.m. Thursdays at Lupe’s in Sherman.

The Rosary will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

Visitors are invited to attend all worship, study and social gatherings. Prayer requests are welcome. Call or e-mail your requests to the office.

The church is located at 401 S. Crockett in Sherman, 903-892-6610; e-mail

Red River Unitarian

DENISON — "What Life Has Taught Me," will be the topic of guest speaker Peter Nichols’ talk at 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Red River Unitarian Universalist Church.

Nichols has a Buddhist background and is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist, a massage therapist and a computer expert.

Also at 11:15 a.m. Children’s Religious Education will learn about Dr. Albert Schweitzer and make a coloring-book scene from his life.

At 10 a.m. Adult Forum will watch and discuss "Emerson and the Idea of America" from the video series of Great Courses lectures.

RRUU meets at 515 N. Burnett Ave. in Denison, one block north of Morton St. in Denison. A nursery is provided, and all are welcome at church events. More information about Unitarian Universalism is at

Covenant Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Worship at Covenant begins with Church School classes at 9:30 a.m followed by fellowship at 10:30 a.m. The Service of the Word will begin at 10:50 a.m. with Neill Morgan preaching. Scriptures used will be Micah 6:1-8, Psalm 15:1, I Corin. 1:18-31, Matt. 5:1-12. Marti Kaufmann will be the lay reader.

Sunday — There will be a Confirmation/ Mentor lunch directly following the service. Senior High will be returning from SHYC.

Monday — Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 12 noon Monday-Friday and again at 6 p.m Friday. The Dead Sea Scrolls class is canceled until further notice. Tuesday — Depression Support Group meets at 5:30 p.m. There is a Children’s Committee meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday — The Wednesday Morning Bible Study Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. and the Worship Planning meeting will start at 4 p.m. Thursday — Men’s Discussion will be at Grandy’s at 7 a.m. with Ron Roberts leading the discussion.

The church is located at 322 W. Pecan in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-1502.

Central Christian

SHERMAN — Dr. Mark Berrier will bring a message this Sunday titled "Blessed are the Three P’s" with scripture text from Matt. 5:8-10.

The traditional worship hour, with hymns and organ music, begins at 10:50 a.m. with Randy Reddell leading the praise and worship.

Children’s Church also begins at 10:50 a.m.

You are always welcome to worship with them.

The church is located at 401 S Travis St. in Sherman. The elevator entrance is located on the south side of the building for ease of access. The church office is open from 8 a.m to 12 noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday. For more information visit them at, e-mail or call the church office, 903-893-1529. To contact Dr Berrier call 903-357-5691 (home) or 214-914-2435 (cell).

St. Luke’s Episcopal

DENISON — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Denison has worship services each Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with the Very Rev. Donald Perschall officiating.

The service of Holy Eucharist is held at noon Tuesdays.

St. Luke’s Manna Ministries is open from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Monday-Friday. Anyone who needs food is welcome.

The Men’s Prayer and Study Group meets at 8 a.m. Tuesdays.

The Seasoned Senior Luncheon will be held at 12:30 p.m. this Tuesday in the Lattimore Room.

AA meetings are held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays at 306 N. Fannin. For more information contact the church office 903-465-2630.

St. Luke’s Manna Meal is held at 5 p.m. Saturdays in Kohfeldt Hall.

The Annual Meeting will be held immediately after this Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. service.

St. Luke’s School’s Mardi Gras Dinner and Auctions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 6-10 p.m. in Kohfeldt Hall. Tickets are $25 in advance. For more information or tickets, call the school office 903-465-2653.

The church is located at 427 W. Woodard St., corner of Woodard and Fannin Avenue. Parish office hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. For more information call 903-465-2630. Visit them at

Red River Cowboy

SHERMAN — The members of Red River cowboy Church invite you to spend your Sunday mornings with them. Sunday School for infants through adults begins at 10 a.m. followed by the worship service at 11 a.m. Novice Nothington, pastor, will be sharing the message. A nursery attendant is provided from 9:45 a.m. until noon for newborns to age 4.

Mark Woods is leading and teaching a class for youth, age 13-high school seniors, at 10 a.m. Sundays, with Javier Santiesteban as his assistant.

This Sunday and the First Sunday of each month, they have food and fellowship after the morning service. The church will provide the meat and drinks. Bring vegetables and desserts.

The worship services, now held in the new sanctuary, includes a song service with a band and an overhead screen which allows everyone to sing along in a casual setting. Coffee and doughnuts are available during the service.

The church is located on Hwy 691, one-half mile west of Hwy 75 N. and the new TMC Hospital on the Sherman/ Denison border. For more information call the pastor, 903-821-7006.

Lakeway UMC

POTTSBORO — Members and guests at Lakeway United Methodist invite you to worship with them this Sunday at 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday School fellowship begins at 9:45 a.m.

Rev. Allen Snider’s sermon this Sunday is titled "The Communion of Saints" based on Matt. 5:1-12. Communion will be served at both services and all are welcome to participate at United Methodist churches.

This Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service will be shortened so that members and guests can participate in the Pottsboro Ministerial Alliance "We Gather Together" food drive for the Resale Barn and Visions of Sugar Plums food pantries, from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Trailers will be set up to collect food at Brookshire’s in Pottsboro this year. Volunteers are welcome to help unload the food into the food pantries at 1:30 p.m. at both locations.

The Worship Team at Lakeway will meet at 6 p.m. Monday to prepare for the coming months. Members and guests of Lakeway are invited.

Mitch McVicker, author, songwriter, poet and friend and fellow songwriter of the late Rich Mullins, will be in concert at Lakeway at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Feb. 5. The concert is free but a love offering for McVicker will be taken.

Lakeway Youth will have their yearly Dinner and Silent Auction fund-raiser for Relay for Life on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 12:15 p.m. after the morning service. This year’s menu will be Tex-Mex with fajitas and other offerings.

Pottsboro C of C

POTTSBORO — The Pottsboro Church of Christ invites you to worship with them. They meet for Bible study classes at 9 a.m Sundays followed by the worship service at 10 a.m. which includes singing, praying, taking the Lord’s Supper and giving. Larry Adams will be the guest speaker and Carl Kent will be the song leader. They meet again at 5 p.m.

The Ladies Bible Class meets at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Clydene Short will be teaching the class. They are studying the book of Mark.

The church meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays for Bible study, a short devotional and singing.

Karo syrup, both dark and light, is being collected for the New Mexico Christian Children’s home.

Watch "The Gospel of Christ" each Sunday at 7 a.m. on KXII, My Texoma, Cable One Channel 2 and 7:30 a.m. on KXII Channel 12.

The church is located at 522 W Hwy. 120, just east of Hwy. 289. If you have questions or would like to study the Bible call 903-786-9606.

First Baptist, Bells

BELLS — Fist Baptist, Bells invites you to join them for worship services each Sunday at 8:30, 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and Sunday School at 10 a.m.

This Sunday the morning sermon will be "The Risen Christ: The Gospel" based on I Coin. 15:1-11 and the evening message will be "Pride Precedes Captivity" taken from Jere. 13:15-27.

FBC Men will meet for Breakfast and Bible study at 7 p.m. this Saturday. They will be discussing "The Heavenly Vs. Demonic World" from James 3:13-18.

On Wednesdays, they have Bible study and prayer meeting, C.A.M.O Kids and youth Bible study at 6:30 p.m. The sermon series is titled "The Coming End," a study of Revelation.

FBC will worship at Mullican Nursing Home at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5.

Family Discipleship Now Weekend at FBC will be held Feb. 15-16. The focus will be "God, Family and Faith." On Saturday, Feb. 15 they will meet at 6:30 p.m. The topic will be "What is Your Spiritual Gift and How to Use it for Kingdom Work." On Sunday, Feb.16 during the 8:30 a.m and 11 a.m. services, they will discuss "Prayer and Fasting." At 10 a.m., Kevin Brown, youth pastor, will lead those in 6th grade through adults on " How to Read the Bible." The topic will conclude during the 6:30 p.m. service.

"Camo/ Pioneer Sunday" is set for Feb. 16. Make plans to dress in camo or pioneer day outfits. Afterwards, the church will host its second annual Annual Wild Game and Yuppie Meal" at 12 noon. (The meal is free). Also, the youth will have a bake sale to raise funds for their mission trip to Fort Smith, Ark.

Dr. Billy Neal Jr. is pastor of the church, located at 105 S. Pecan (Hwy. 69 South) in Bells. For more information call 903-965-4813 or 903-815-1775. To listen to weekly sermons go to under the heading "sermons."

Grand Ave. Presbyterian

SHERMAN — Grand Avenue Presbyterian Church welcomes everyone to join them for worship services at 11:30 am. this Sunday and Church School at 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Lander Bethel’s sermon will be "Blessed Are Those, and Those and Those" using Matt. 5:1-12. Jack Koch will be the lesson reader of Micah 6:1-8 and I Corin. 1:18-31.

The STEP class will meet at 4 p.m Sunday. Ladies Dominoes meet with Sandra Noth at noon Tuesday for lunch, games and fellowship.

WYN! will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Pat Nuckols Book Group will provide supper. Afterwards, the youth will have Bible study and fellowship. The adults will have a study and discussion of Matt. 5:21-37.

The church is located at 901 N. Grand Avenue, across from Austin College. The facilities are handicapped accessible. For more information call the church office, 903-893-1921.

Sherman Nazarene

SHERMAN — The Sherman Church of the Nazarene invites you to join them this Sunday. Morning prayer begins at 9 a.m. followed by coffee café, donuts and fellowship. Morning worship begins at 10 a.m. Children’s Church classes start at 10 a.m. A class is available for children age 2 to 5 years and another class for grades K-4th graders.

On Sunday, prayer meeting begins at 6 p.m. Kids Reaching Kids Project, for children age 3 to 4th grade, also meets at 6 p.m. This class includes lessons, music, games and snacks.

On Wednesdays they have Bible classes for all ages at 6:30 p.m. A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2.

The church family invites you to their services and activities.

The church is located at 601 N. Heritage Pkwy (FM 1417), between Hwy. 56 and Washington St. in Sherman. For more information call 903-893-2643.

Serviccos en Espanol: Domingos-2 p.m. Miercoles-6:30 p.m. Emeterio Gomez, pastor, (806) 576-9579.

Cottonwood Creek

DENISON — The Cottonwood Creek family and staff invite you to their weekly services. Bible Fellowship Groups begin at 9:45 a.m followed by the worship services at 11 a.m. Children’s Church is available during the worship service.

Danny Broughton, pastor, is starting a new sermon series titled "Living in Confidence" from Phil. 1:6. This Sunday is "Super Sunday" at the church. A tailgate party will be held in the Family Life Center. Be sure and wear your favorite team jersey or team colors. Ryan Dickson and the Creek Band lead in worship. Join them for a time of celebration.

Life Groups begin at 5:30 p.m. Sundays.

Wednesday nights start with a meal at 5:30 p.m. followed by Team KID, Re-AMP and prayer meeting, all beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The church is located at 2501 Sunset St., a block east of Hyde Park Elementary. For more information call 903-465-2081 or visit denison.

Mt. Pleasant Miss. Baptist

DENISON — Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Denison will host a Valentine’s Day Banquet at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. Everyone is invited to come.

They will have dinner, games, a silent auction and a homemade pie and cake auction.

Seating is limited, so make your reservations early by calling the church office 903-465-2518.

Grace UMC

SHERMAN — Grace United Methodist Church invites you to join them this Sunday. Rev. John Fleming will bring the message "Three Things" based on Micah 6:1-8 and Matt. 5:1-12. The Grace Choir will sing "Shepherd of My Soul" as the anthem at both services. The traditional service will begin at 8:30 a.m and the Worship Band will lead the 11 a.m. service. Sunday School classes are available for the children at 9:50 a.m. A nursery is provided.

Sunday — The Quilter’s Corner will meet from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The youth will meet at 5 p.m for fun and fellowship. Wednesday — Ladies’ Bible study starts at 9:30 a.m. in the Community Room (upstairs); Faithweavers, a Bible study for 1st-5th graders, begins at6 p.m. Pastor’s Bible study meets at 6 p.m. in the Community Room. Youth Bible study meets at 6 p.m. in the Youth Room.

The Super Seniors will meet at 9 a.m. Thursday for fellowship.

The Legal Clinic will start at 6 p.m. Thursday. Enter the door facing Canyon Creek.

The church is located at the corner of Hwy.1 417 and 2800 Canyon Creek Dr., one-half mile south of Hwy 82. The church office is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. The building is handicapped accessible. For more information call 903-892-3681, e-mail or visit

Mt. Vernon Sr. Choir

DENISON — The Mt. Vernon Senior Choir will be selling homemade burgers, fries and a drink at the church this Saturday from 10 a.m. "until everything’s gone." The cost is $6.50.

The church is located at 519 E. Shepherd St. in Denison. Jerry Dehorney Sr is pastor of the church.

Jubilee Fellowship

SHERMAN — Jubilee Fellowship Church in Sherman has services each Sunday at 11 a.m.

JFC is a multi-cultural cross generation church with ministry for all ages.

Sherman and Paula Haggard, pastors, invite everyone to worship with them.

The church is located at 5525 N. Travis St. in Sherman. If you need prayer or would like more information about the church call 903-868-9496.

Key Memorial UMC

SHERMAN — The congregation of Key Memorial United Methodist Church invites everyone to come to their worship services at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday.

Rev. James Welch will peach the fourth sermon in the series on the Lord’s Prayer, "Praying by Heart — Reconstructive Grace." The scripture readings will be Deut. 18:15-20 and Matt. 18:21-27. The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated. Join them for adult Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.

The Sunday afternoon Bible study will meet at 5 p.m. The group is studying the book of Exodus.

Key Care Mission, a Sherman area community food pantry (The Green House) is open from 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Donations of nonperishable canned goods are always appreciated. Donations of warm clothing are also appreciated.

The church is located at 901 E. Houston St in Sherman. For more information call 903-892-9162. In case of a pastoral emergency call 903-267-0155.

Trinity Lutheran

SHERMAN — Rev. Craig Sturm will preside this Sunday, with Loide Wasmund assisting and Kerri Sturm leading Children’s Church. Sunday School class meets at 9 a.m. followed by fellowship at 10 a.m. and worship, Holy Communion and Children’s Church at 10:30 a.m. A Daughter’s of the King meeting will be held at 12 noon. Remember to bring your Cans for Christ.

Monday — Dr. Case’s piano lessons are from 2:30-7 p.m.; GNTX, 5 p.m.; Al-Anon, 7 p.m. Tuesday — The Luther Group will meet at 1 p.m.; Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m. Wednesday — The Women Morning Quilters, 9 a.m. and Al-Anon group, 12 noon. Thursday — Prayer Circle meets at 11 a.m.; Dr. Case’s piano lessons begin at 2 p.m.; Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m. Friday — The Sisterhood group meets at 9:30 a.m. Saturday — A Two Fabric Portrait class will be held at 10 a.m.; the Fox Hall AA meets at 8 p.m.

The church, a member of Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, is located at 1515 N. Travis in Sherman. For more information call 903-893-3906 or visit

Hyde Park Presbyterian

DENISON — Everyone is invited to attend the worship service at Hyde Park Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. Sunday. Hal Hargis will be worship leader and Cristian Soltero will provide the musical accompaniment.

Dr Ron Cunningham will present a sermon titled "How Realistic Are the Beatitudes Today?"

The Women’s Circle will meet at 10 a.m. Monday. Linda Wilkinson will present the program "The Wife of Manoah." The Worship Committee will meet immediately afterward.

Adult Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.

The church is located at 1708 Hyde Park Avenue in Denison. For more information call 903-465-6197.

Christ the King

SHERMAN — Christ the King Reformed Church invites you to join them for worship at 10 a.m. Sunday followed by a time of coffee and fellowship. In Sunday School they are beginning a new discussion on the Belgic Confession of Faith.

This week Elder John Emmett of the Faith OPC church in Garland will lead the worship service.

They meet in the Texoma Room at the Hampton Inn, Hwy. 75 and 82 in Sherman. Weekly audio sermons are posted at and

Christ the King is a mission work of the South Central Classis under the Synod of the Reformed Church in the United States, Presbyterian in government. For more information call Rev. Neale Riffert, 903-624-2547.

Reformed Bible study

SHERMAN — The Bible study will meet at 6:30 p.m Wednesday. Everyone is welcome to attend as they study the book of Acts in the Bible and various timely topics.

The study meets in the Texoma Room at the Hampton Inn in Sherman. The Men’s Fellowship breakfast will meet at 6:30 a.m. Wednesdays at Braum’s, 2506 N. US Hwy. 75 in Sherman. Discussions center on the Canons of Dort. Both fellowship meetings are led by Rev. Neale Riffert. For more information call 903-624-2547 or

Pilgrim Nazarene

SHERMAN — The congregation of the Pilgrim Nazarene Church welcomes you to worship with them this Sunday.

Sunday School classes begin at 9:45 a.m. followed by the morning worship hour at 10:45.

On Sunday evening, the youth meet at 5:30 p.m., followed by children’s activity and ladies prayer service at 6 p.m. The evening service starts at 6:30 p.m.

On Wednesdays they have a Bible study and prayer and praise at 7 p.m.

Prayer requests are always welcome. To submit a request for the church bulletin call 903-893-8523. If you need transportation to each service, call 903-893-8523.

The church is located on State Hwy. 56, just 1.5 miles east of Sherman High School.

FUMC Whitewright

WHITEWRIGHT — The First United Methodist Church of Whitewright invites you to worship with them. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. followed by worship at 10:50 a.m.

Join them on Sunday, Feb. 15 for their annual Chili Cook-off. After worship, everyone will meet in the Doyle Henderson Fellowship Hall for chili and fellowship. Please bring a dessert or cornbread. If you would like to enter your chili in the competition, call the church office to sign up.

The church is located at 301 W. Maple in Whitewright. For more information call the church office, 903-364-2411. You are invited to visit them at

Trinity UMC

DENISON — The members of Trinity United Methodist Church invite you to join them for worship this Sunday. Church School classes begin at 9:30 a.m and worship is at 10:45 a.m.

Lay leader JoAnn Bell will be preaching this Sunday. A nursery is provided for all services.

Dinner and The Word will resume on February 12.

Everyone is invited to join them for "Stew for the Soul," a free lunch and time of fellowship, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

Trinity’s Game Day meets at 1 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Thursday.

The TOPS group meets at 9 a.m. Thursdays.

The church is located at 101 E. Hwy. 69 in Denison. For more information call 903-465-4996 or visit

Calvary Baptist, Sherman

SHERMAN — Everyone is invited to visit Calvary Baptist Church for any of their services, which includes Sunday School at 9:45 a.m and worship services at 10:45 a.m. You are also welcome to come to their discipleship classes, taught by Kevin George, pastor, at 6:30 p.m.

AWANA and Bible study are offered at 6:30 p.m Wednesdays.

If you need transportation to any of the services call the church office, 903-892-2505.

The church is located at 421 W. Moore St. in Sherman. Visit them at

Fairview Baptist

SHERMAN — James Moore, pastor, and members of Fairview Baptist Church in Sherman invite you to worship with them each Sunday. Services begin at 8:15 a.m and 11 a.m. with Bible study classes meeting at 9:30 a.m. A fully staffed nursery is provided during the services.

James Moore’s message this Sunday will be "Prayer of Action" based on Neh. 2:1-16.

The Ladies Prayer group meets at 12 noon Wednesdays in Room 205 at the church.

Fairview Baptist, as a ministry, participates with Fairview School to collect "Boxtops 4 Education." Boxtops can be brought to the church and deposited in the dropbox.

Adult Bible study, Team Kids and student worship all start at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

The church is located at 222 W. Taylor St. in Sherman. For more information contact them at 903-892-3543, Visit them at

Westwood C of C

SHERMAN — "Diligence" will be the topic of study during this Sunday’s 10:30 a.m. worship assembly. "The Temptations of Jesus" will be the subject discussed during the 5 p.m. assembly.

They will continue their study of the Gospel of John during the adult Bible study class at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

They are beginning a study of the Life of Joseph in the adult Bible study at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

You are invited to worship God and consider these subjects with them..

Everyone is encouraged to place your questions in their question box. For further information call 903-487-2783.

Tom Bean UMC

TOM BEAN — The First United Methodist Church of Tom Bean invites everyone to study, worship and fellowship with them. Sunday services begin with fellowship, coffee and doughnuts at 9 a.m. followed by Sunday School classes at 9:30 a.m and worship at 10:30 a.m.

This Sunday is "Scout Sunday" and Donny Haywood’s sermon is based on Matt. 5:1-12. All are welcome to join them.

The Disciple One Bible Study will meet at 5:30 p.m Sunday. Join them.

The youth meet at 6 p.m Wednesdays for food, fellowship and fun.

The church will host a "Sweetheart Dinner" at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 in the fellowship hall. Entertainment will be presented by Mustang Mikki and Hailey. Mikki is the recipient of the "2013 Female Yodeler of the Year Award". Let the pastor know if you plan to attend, so that enough food will be available. This is a free event. Mikki’s website is

The church’s Food Pantry is open from 9-11:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month. Anyone who needs food can pick it up at that time.

The church is located at 7688 State Hwy. 11, across from Tom Bean High School. For more information call the church office, 903-564-6898 (If no answer, leave a message). You can also e-mail or visit

Park Ave. C of C

DENISON — Everyone is invited to Bible classes at 9 a.m this Sunday. The pulpit message led by Todd Catteau and the worship service led by Basil McClure follows at 10 a.m. in the auditorium.

Join them for Bible classes at 7 p.m Wednesdays. The Park Avenue Wednesday Suppers start at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

Celebrate Recovery, available to all, meets from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at the building.

PAK groups meet on Sunday evenings and at other times.

For more information visit them at or contact the church office 903-465-1288.

Calvary Baptist

DENISON — The members of Calvary Baptist Church invite you to worship with them. Bible study groups start at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday and worship services are held at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the sanctuary.

Dr. John McGinn will be bringing the message.

The GAs will hold a bake sale before and after Sunday School and immediately after the worship service. This is a fund-raiser for Kidz Camp.

The Men’s Bible study meets at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. All men are encouraged to attend.

A covered dish meal will be held at 5:30 p.m. this Wednesday, followed by the monthly business meeting. Bring your favorite meat, vegetable or dessert. Business meeting, GAs, Mission Friends and youth activities all start at 6:30 p.m.

The Senior Saints will meet at noon Thursday, Feb. 6. Fun, games and fellowship will follow the noon meal.

Transportation is available to their services. Call the church office, 903-465-6003.

The church is located at 300 W. Acheson in Denison.

First Baptist, Sherman

SHERMAN — The First Baptist Church, Sherman invites everyone to join them for Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday and worship services at 10:45 a.m.

FBC worship services are broadcast at 10 a.m. every Sunday on KXII-TV Channel 12.

Upward Basketball games are held on Saturdays in the church gym. To learn more about this ministry, visit

The following discipleship studies continue at 6 p.m. Sundays: "Harmonizing the Gospels", meets in the sanctuary; "Discerning the Voice of God" is held in the chapel; Youth, small group study meets in the Yellow House. "Pets Un-leasing God’s Potential," 1st- 6th graders meet in the Rally Room.

The church is located at 400 S. Travis in Sherman. For more information contact the church, 903-892-9121. If you are unable to attend, listen to Dr. Michael Lawson’s sermons and watch video of their services at

Friendship UMC

SHERMAN — Friendship United Methodist Church invites everyone to worship with them in a traditional service at 10:50 a.m. Sunday. Holy Communion will be celebrated this Sunday, followed by a luncheon at the church.

Kathy Brown, pastor, will bring the message.

Sunday School classes begin at 9:55 a.m. Following the children’s message led by the pastor, elementary-age children attend Children’s Church for worship and learning activities.

Child care is available for newborns through age 3.

The church is located at 293 Friendship Road. For more information call 903-892-9450.

Gospel House of Truth

SHERMAN — The Gospel House of Truth holds an open discussion every Thursday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Grandy’s Chicken in Sherman.

Leading the discussion are Dr. Marchal Fulmer and Dr James Krieger D.D.

Come and share your beliefs about God and His word with others who want to know more about God’s love, grace, goodness, mercy and understanding.

Choctaw Creek Cowboy

SAVOY — The people of Choctaw Creek Cowboy Church and Lowell Howard, preacher, invite you to join them each Sunday at 10 a.m. for music, doughnuts and fellowship followed by worship music and Bible preaching at 10;30 a.m. The Choctaw Creek Cowboy Band provides the music.

Lowell Howard’s Bible message this Sunday will be "Refused By Family" from John 7:1-13.

A Country Gospel Singing is held at 7 p.m Wednesdays.

Plans are being made for Arena events to begin March 30 at the Block Arena in Savoy.

You’re invited to these monthly events: Mondays-11 a.m. Music and Bible study, "A" Hall, Clyde Cosper Veterans Home in Bonham. 2nd Tuesday-11 a.m The Lunch Bunch eats out. (Feb. 11: Logan’s, Sherman). Wednesdays-11 a.m. Music, message at Wesley Village, Denison. Wednesdays-7 p.m. Country Gospel singing at CCCC. Thursdays-11 a.m. Gospel music therapy, Memory Care at Cosper, Bonham. 2nd Thursday-3:30 p.m. Music concert, Cosper, Bonham. 3rd Thursday-2:30 p.m. Music concert, Texoma Healthcare, Sherman. 4th Friday-3 p.m. Music concert, Victoria Gardens, Allen. 3rd Saturday-7 p.m. Pickin’ and Singing, Sadler Community Center. 5th Sunday-Breakfast-8 a.m. March 30 (TBA)

This western heritage fellowship meets in the red western-style building on the south side of Hwy. 56 at the east side of Savoy.

Faith Church

SHERMAN — Faith Church welcomes everyone to their services. Sunday School begins at 9:45; a.m. and morning worship and Kids Church start at 11 a.m.

Monday — prayer meeting, 8 p.m. Wednesday — worship, 7:30 p.m. Thursday — No Limits Youth Service, 7:30 p.m.

This Valentine’s Day, the Faith Church Singers will be seen around town performing Singing Valograms. The group is available to perform a medley of songs to your loved ones at work, school, parties, or even at restaurants. Songs in the Valogram medley include "Be My Little Baby," "Only You," "When I’m 64," and more. If you would like to surprise someone you love with a gift this year, contact them at for details on scheduling the singers.


DENISON — The church family at Fusion invites you to come worship with them this week at 10:20 a.m.

Tom Hoover, pastor, will be sharing about "Anger: The Monster Hidden in Our Hearts."

This week is Super Bowl Sunday and Fusion will have a "Soup or Bowl" Potluck. Bring your favorite soup or food that can be served and eaten from a bowl. Soup, salad, stew, chili, chips, dips, queso. Use your imagination and creativity.

Fusion Texoma is located at 515 S. Mirick in Denison.

First UMC, Sherman

SHERMAN — The First United Methodist Church of Sherman invites you to join them for worship at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m. this Sunday in the sanctuary. Joe Ed Goolsby, pastor, will preach the third sermon in a six-week series "Essentially Methodist: How We Interpret and Live the Christian Faith." A nursery is available.

Sunday School for adults and children begins at 9:40 a.m. If you would more information on adult classes, contact Cassie Wade, pastor, at For information on programs for children, contact Abbey Echols at

The church is located at 401 N. Elm St. in Sherman. For more information visit them at at or call the church office 903-893-6514. You can also e-mail them at

First Christian, VA

VAN ALSTYNE — The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Van Alstyne invites you to join them for worship services at 10:50 a.m. this Sunday.

Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. and a coffee fellowship follows at 10:30 a.m.

This Sunday Mark Bushor, pastor, will present a sermon entitled "More Than Rules" based on John 8:1-11.

On Feb. 9, a Valentine Luncheon will be held following the worship service.

The church is located at 274 S. Waco St. in Van Alstyne. A nursery is provided for newborns through age 2. For further information call the church office 903-482-5515. You can also contact them by e-mail at or visit them at

Unity Miss. Baptist

DENISON — John Malancon, Bible archaeologist and missionary, will be discussing "Israel" during an early service (at 9:45 a.m.) this Sunday. For this Sunday only, Sunday School will not be held. To find out more about Malancon, check out his Facebook page.

Unity’s regular worship include Sunday School at 9:45 a.m and services at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Wednesday services start at 6:30 p.m.

Remember Unity Christian School is accepting new students for the 3rd-12th grade. To contact the school call 903-465-1909.

The church is located at 1900 S. Woodlawn Blvd. in Denison. For a ride to the services call 903-465-4317.

Price United Methodist

DENISON — Everyone is invited to worship at Price United Methodist Church any time. Price has evening services only. Sunday School begins at 5 p.m and worship services start at 6 p.m.

Joann Bell will be this Sunday’s guest speaker.

Game times are Mondays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 10 a.m.

The Surrender Group meets at 7:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays.

Grace Communion-Texoma worships at 10:30 a.m. Saturdays. Arnold Clauson is the pastor.

The church is located at 411 N. York in Denison.

Luella First Baptist

LUELLA — During this Sunday’s 11 a.m. worship service, Harvey Patterson, pastor, will deliver a message entitled "What Is Your God Like?" based on Luke 15:1-32.

Luella has a casual dress style for worship and the music is a blend of traditional and contemporary music.

The church has two ladies’ Bible study groups that meet on Tuesdays. The 10 a.m. study includes a brunch and Bible study, and concludes at noon. The morning group is currently studying "Women of the Old Testament." The other ladies study , designed for those who work during the day, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Age-related Bible studies for children, youth and adults are held from 7-8 p.m. Wednesdays.

The church is located on Hwy 11, halfway between Sherman and Tom Bean. You can contact them at 903-893-2252. You are welcome at any of their ministries.

Legacy Bible

DENISON — Legacy Bible Church has services each Sunday at 9 and 10:45 a.m.

The nursery, pre-school and children’s church programs are available during both Sunday services. They also have weekly student ministry for both middle and high school students, as well as a college and young adult ministry.

A Men’s Retreat will be held Feb. 21-22. The theme will be "Making the Marriage Relationship a Lifelong Pursuit." You can register on-line. The registration fee is $50.

The Legacy Café, a place to study, work or read, is now open each Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Enjoy a latte or mocha and free WiFi. All profits go to LifeSong for Orphans.

The church is located on FM 691, between Hwy. 75 and Grayson College. For more information on the church visit

Trinity Lighthouse

DENISON — Trinity Lighthouse Church has services each Sunday at 8:30 and 10:50 a.m and Sunday School classes at 10 a.m. Wednesday services start at 7 p.m. A nursery is available for all services.

This Sunday is Communion Sunday. Every born again believer is invited to partake of communion, regardless of church membership.

All youth are invited to meet for food and fellowship at Denison’s Subway Sandwich Shop after the 2nd service this Sunday. Bring money for food. For info see Cole Massie.

Children’s Church will host a special Super Bowl "Sundae" party this Sunday. There will be an actual 20-foot long ice cream sundae for all the kids to eat.

TLC will host a "come and go" pre-game tailgate party at 4 p.m. this Super Bowl Sunday. This is a family event for people of all ages. Each family is responsible for their own food but the Men’s Ministry will be providing hot dogs for those without tailgates. Sign up at the info booth.

The Men’s Ministry and Ladies Ministry will hold their monthly fellowships this Tuesday. The ladies will meet in room #106 at 6:30 p.m and the men will meet at 7 p.m. in the gym. Child care will be provided. Bring your favorite dish of food and come and enjoy the fellowship.

Monday — The Pathfinders will resume their meetings at 7 p.m. in room #105, hosted by Deena Steen. Friday, Feb. 7 — Margaret Starnes will host Healing Words at 10 a.m. in room #105. The group will continue to discuss "The Covenant." Friday, Feb. 7 — All youth are invited to "Jam Nite" at the church at 6 p.m.

The church is located at 2914 W. Spur 503 in Denison.

Lone Star Cowboy

SHERMAN — The Lone Star Cowboy Church of Grayson/ Cooke Counties invites everyone to join them for worship and Bible preaching by Mack Rogers, each Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Services include cowboy, country western and gospel music. Drinks and doughnuts are provided.

Musicians and singers are welcome to try out for their band. If you’re interested contact Mack Rogers, the preacher, 903-818-5533.

Kim Clements and Friends will be presenting the special music at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 9.

Ken Butts, bluegrass, country/ gospel singer and musician will be in concert at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23.

This new church fellowship meets in the Boaz Heating and AC building, 18987 Hwy. 82 West, 3.1 miles west of Hwy. 75 on the north side of the highway).